Archive for the 'Television' Category

Broadcasting Tension

Friday, February 6th, 2009 by Jon

In a post regarding an article in The Atlantic on NFL broadcasts, Jason Kottke theorizes that the advent of instant replay beyond just a television tool, but as an official part of the game, lends itself to greater drama and tension for the viewer.  Supposedly in place to correct blatant errors from stealing a team’s victory, it has become to be used to verify all calls and take away the instant release of excitement and euphoria with a score.


CFL Shocker!

Sunday, August 19th, 2007 by Jon

This is a quick post to address a couple CFL events the past 24 hours. A Hamilton-Saskatchewan trade needs some analysing and the CBC needs to make explanations for its lack of CFL coverage once again.

Analyzing the CFL-TSN TV Deal

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006 by Jon

Earlier this week the Canadian Football League announced a new five-year exclusive broadcast and new media rights deal with TSNRDS starting in the 2008 season. The announcement was not a surprise, with the deal speculated on for months prior. Some factors of the deal have lead to questions about what affects a new deal will have on the broadcast landscape and the CFL. A full analysis of what the CFL gained and gave up provides the best tool to decide if this was a good deal.

OC Jottings

No jottings in the last 7 days. Here is a random jotting.

  • March 2, 2007
    ‘Riders Release Hill After Arrest → Releasing a player weeks after signing him is difficult to compare to the previous regime’s decisions, but it is obvious Tillman is very serious about a player code of conduct. He has to bring results on the field, however, or everyone will claim it is all for not. #
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